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Man sentenced for attempted murder reported as walkaway from Billings pre-release center

Posted at 6:06 AM, Apr 09, 2021

BILLINGS - A man sentenced for attempted murder has been reported as a walkaway from a Billings pre-release center.

Edward John Grogg, 43, left the Alpha House Men's Pre-release Center at 9:13 p.m. Thursday. An arrest warrant for felony escape has been issued for Grogg, according to a press release.

Grogg is described as a white male, 5-feet, 6-inches tall, 184 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes.

Grogg was sentenced in Flathead County on Sept. 22, 2005 for attempted deliberate homicide. He arrived at the Billings pre-release center on March 11, 2021.

Anyone with information about Grogg is asked to call law enforcement immediately, the press release states.